Franz Foerster

Brief Life History of Franz

Franz Foerster was born on 12 April 1820, in Austria as the son of Peter Joseph Foerster and Anna Sophia Mueller. He married Helena Kratze about 1853, in Fayette, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 18 August 1885, in O'Quinn, Fayette, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in United Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franz Foerster
1820–1885
Helena Kratze
1830–1918
Marriage: about 1853
Franz Ludwig Foerster
1852–1936
Helena Foerster
1854–1940
Juliana Foerster
1856–1922
Julius Foerster
1859–1945
Heinrich Foerster
1861–1938
Charles Foerster
1863–1930
Fredrich Wilhelm Foerster
1865–1916
Ernst Joseph Foerster
1867–1931
Anna Foerster
1869–1943
Ferdinand L Foerster
1871–1941
Maria Foerster
1874–1902

Sources (11)

  • Franz Foerster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franz Foerster, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Foerster Foerster in entry for Ferd L Foerster, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

1827

Ludwig von Beethoven dies. A German native, he dies in Vienna, Austria.

1838

Historical Boundaries: 1838: Fayette, Republic of Texas 1845: Fayette, Texas, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Gerda, Hans, Kurt, Otto, Claus, Erwin, Alois, Bernd, Christoph, Detlef, Erna, Gerd.

German (Förster): see Forster .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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